What is Wendy Osefo's net worth? 'RHOP' star shows off new b**bs amid $1.5M debt rumors
The women who are cast on Bravo's hit reality series 'Real Housewives' live a life of such extravagance that most people can only dream of. While many of these housewives' lavish lifestyles can be attributed to either marrying rich or being born with a silver spoon, there are few others who have managed to 'earn' their success and massive fortune through their hard work and smart business moves (looking at you Bethenny Frankel).
Dr Wendy Osefo, the new housewife who was introduced during Season 5 of 'Real Housewives of Potomac' wanted to showcase to the world that she was one of the women who belonged to the latter group. With four degrees, a very successful career as a political commentator, and a net worth of $1.5 million, Wendy's life might be rosy and perfect. But apparently, there's more to the housewife's finances than what meets the eye. Read on to know more about Wendy's career, net worth and her rumored seven-figure debt.
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Early life and education
The 'RHOP' star was born in Nigeria and later moved to the USA with her mother. The housewife became a natural citizen. After watching all the hardships that her mother faced while raising her, Wendy was determined to work hard and become successful.
Wendy pursued BA in political science from Temple University, MA in government from The Johns Hopkins University and MSc in public affairs from Rutgers University. She made history by becoming the first Black woman to earn PhD in Public Affairs/Community Development from Rutgers University.
Wendy is a very well-respected political commentator. She is a regular contributor to The Hill website and has also made several appearances on CNN, ABC, Fox News, BBC, etc, to share her thoughts and opinions on the current political environment.
Another feather in her already impressive resume is her job as a professor at the John Hopkins University School of Education specializing in urban education and politics. Prior to joining the faculty at The Johns Hopkins University, Wendy served as the Director of Family and Community Engagement for President Barack Obama's anti-poverty initiative, DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative.
Wendy Osefo's net worth
All her hard work and efforts seem to be paying off, as Wendy is estimated to be worth a cool $1.5 million, as reported by CheatSheet. Wendy's biggest asset is her education, so the 37-year-old has decided to give back the same to society by setting up the 1954 Equity Project, LLC, which works to aid minorities in obtaining higher education by providing them with mentorship, and other resources to help them with their higher education.
Wendy Osefo's debt
In an episode of 'RHOP', Wendy revealed that her husband and she were estranged from his mother. Following which someone from her in-laws' family reached out to AllAboutTheTea.com with some explosive bombs about Wendy's finances. The source allegedly told the outlet that Wendy and her husband were drowning in debt that amounts to a whopping $1.5 million in student loan debts. The source also added that the housewife needs to Bravo check. "Wendy needs that [Bravo] check. Dr. Wendy is one of the lowest-paid part-time professors at John Hopkins," the source revealed.
“Wendy and Eddie have over $1.5 million in student loan debt. Wendy is lying about how successful and accomplished she really is. Her husband is in the same boat…bachelor, master, law and doctorate degrees…but hasn’t taken a case to trial in years. Wendy is in debt. She’s thirsty and she needs a check,” the source shared. Wendy is yet to make any comments about her rumored debt, but in the meanwhile, the housewife is busy living her best life. In Season 6 of 'RHOP', the housewife showed off her new surgically-enhanced breasts. Wendy expressed how after nursing her three children, she wanted to do a little something for herself, so she decided to get her breasts done, and she couldn't be happier about it. The 'RHOP' star is brimming with happiness and confidence in almost all of her recent Instagram posts.
'Real Housewives of Potomac' Season 6 airs every Monday at 8/7c only on Bravo.